1 dead, another wounded following shooting at Walmart in Miami-Dade County

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Posted at 6:16 PM, Jul 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-19 21:28:07-04

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. — One person was dead and another wounded following a shooting Wednesday at a South Florida Walmart, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at the Walmart in Florida City, about 25 miles southwest of Miami, Miami-Dade police spokesman Luis Sierra said. One person was arrested, and police were looking for five more suspects.

Rescue workers took two victims to a nearby hospital, and one later died. The man who died was involved in the confrontation, while the other victim was a bystander who was shot in the foot, police said.

Several others were injured during the commotion caused by the shooting, officials said. A woman who fell and hit her head was taken to a hospital. Rescue workers treated five other people for minor cuts and scrapes outside the store.